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- Available Lessons: 243
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryLet us help you prepare to take the UExcel Anatomy and Physiology exam with this engaging test prep course. Watch the fun video lessons that cover all the exam topics and take the self-assessment quizzes to ensure you're prepared when it's time to take the test.
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- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
|Course Progress||Best Score|
|Lesson 1 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Mouth||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 2 - Anatomy of the Throat and Esophagus||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 3 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach and Autonomic Nervous System Controls||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 4 - What is the Small Intestine? - Anatomy and Functions||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 5 - Movement Through the Small Intestine: Peristalsis, Segmentation & Pendular Movement||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 6 - Small Intestine: Nutrient Absorption and Role In Digestion||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 7 - What Is the Pancreas? - Function, Enzymes & Role in Digestion||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 8 - The Gallbladder & Liver: Function & Role in Digestion||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 9 - Chemical Digestion of Carbohydrates: Definition & Process||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 10 - Protein Digestion and Absorption Process||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 11 - Lipids Digestion and Absorption||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 12 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Large Intestine||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 13 - Rectum, Functions of the Large Intestine & Water Absorption||Take Quiz|
About This Course
Earn six hours of UExcel credit in just a few weeks when you use this test prep course to get ready for the UExcel Anatomy and Physiology exam. The engaging video lessons in this self-paced course offer two semesters' worth of course topics in a much shorter timeframe, presenting you with the quickest way to study for the exam and earn college credit that easily transfers to more than 2,900 colleges and universities.
Our engaging video lessons cover all of the concepts found in a traditional 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, including the structure and function of major human body systems, the five senses and organic molecules. You can watch videos to see biochemical and enzymatic reactions and examine the stages from early development to childbirth. Our lessons bring these concepts to life and make it easy to remember the critical info you'll need for the test.
Syllabus & Course Information
When you've watched all the lessons in the UExcel Anatomy and Physiology course, you'll have mastery of the following objectives. These learning objectives correspond to the concepts found on the UExcel exam. Further test your understanding of these topics and prepare for the UExcel exam by taking the final exam that follows this course.
- Explain inorganic chemistry concepts
- Identify organic molecules, including describing functional groups
- Explain basic biochemistry, including enzymes and cellular respiration
- Diagram and explain basic cell biology
- Illustrate the structure and explain the function of the respiratory system
- Diagram the structure and explain the function of the cardiovascular system
- Model the anatomy of a blood vessel and the major blood vessels in the body
- Categorize the organs of the digestive system and explain their role in digestion
- Illustrate the urinary system and how the body is detoxified
- Diagram the structure and explain the function and common disorders of the endocrine system
- Analyze the structure and function of the brain
- Analyze the structure and function of the nervous system at the cellular level
- Summarize the five senses and how they function
- Outline and model the muscular system, including muscle cells, tissues, contraction and gross anatomy
- Describe and define the types of connective tissue
- Differentiate the bones in the human body and describe the function of the skeletal system
- Define the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive systems
- Model the stages of early development to childbirth, including defining birth complications and sterilization procedures
While this is an introductory course, we recommend starting with our introduction to biology course. The introductory biology course can give you a basic understanding of cell structure and functions while presenting common biology terms you'll need to understand the anatomy and physiology concepts presented in this course.
This course has 240 lessons grouped by topic into 19 chapters. Each lesson is a short and informative video led by an experienced instructor and takes about five to ten minutes to watch. The video lessons come with quizzes to quickly test your knowledge of the subject matter and transcripts in case you want to read along. All chapters in the course conclude with a chapter exam.
Track your progress through this course to see which lessons you've taken and how many quizzes you've passed then take the final exam when you're done to measure your understanding of all the topics covered here. Not sure about a difficult concept? Course experts are available and can answer any questions you might have.
Anatomy and Physiology UExcel Exam Information
The UExcel Anatomy & Physiology exam is equivalent to a 2-semester course that you might take in your first or second year of college. It can be used to satisfy prerequisites or introductory requirements for a science or nursing major or a related study field. It might also be applied towards general education requirements.
- Number of Questions: Around 120
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Number of Credits: 6
- Exam Cost: $440
Earn UExcel Credit
The UExcel Anatomy and Physiology exam leads to 6 college credits in a fraction of the time it would take to complete a 2-semester course covering the same concepts. The exam is available at a fraction of the cost of an entire course and can be taken when you're ready.
Study Schedule for the UExcel Anatomy and Physiology Exam
This test prep course provides around 24 hours of instruction. Since the lessons in this course are self-paced, you can choose the schedule that works for you. A time table is listed below to provide you with some guidance on how long it will take you to prepare, depending on how much time you can set aside to study.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just under 3 weeks|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||About 4 weeks|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||About 8 weeks|
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